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Synonyms for fancy


wish for


be attracted to



fancy yourself


  • think you are God's gift
  • have a high opinion of yourself
  • think you are the cat's whiskers

take a fancy to something or someone


  • start liking
  • like
  • want
  • be fond of
  • hanker after
  • have a partiality for

Synonyms for fancy

the power of the mind to form images

an impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

a desire for a particular thing or activity

the passionate affection and desire felt by lovers for each other

complexly detailed

catering to, used by, or admitting only the wealthy or socially superior

to find agreeable

Synonyms for fancy

something many people believe that is false

a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

a predisposition to like something

Related Words

have a fancy or particular liking or desire for

Related Words

not plain


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Torres, "Family Planning Agencies: Services, Policies and Funding," Fancily Planning Perspectives, 26:52-59,82, 1994.
The control system consists of a large fancily designed volume knob that has a backlit blue ring around it, and the controls for standby, input source select and the usual playback controls that consist of three buttons - play/pause, previous and next.
Elite membership of Uber-Loyalty programs, all fancily wrapped up in the lingo of precious stones and metals: Gold, Platinum, DiamondAa.
Packaged Facts reports that "Hispanic shoppers spend nearly 25% more than members of other ethnic groups on food consumed at home, due largely to the importance of family mealtime and large fancily units.
There he reconnects with members of their onetime teenage gang, including Ryoo Seok-hwan (helmer Ryoo), still a brawler by nature, and Jang Pil-ho (Lee), the former doofus of the group who's now a fancily dressed thug with a log-sized chip on his shoulder
DAV representatives interviewed more than 12,000 veterans and family members, carefully listening to their concerns, The veterans and fancily members were then counseled and educated about any potential benefits to which they might be entitled and, if appropriate, DAV NSOs represented them through the entire claims process.
And, finally, cutting-edge fashion trends that rely on fancily designed and decorated nails axe prompting more women to turn to already painted artificial tips to achieve that look.
His tireless spewing of racist venom at the dinner table is his idea of fancily togetherness.
Then there are the driveways that have suddenly changed from boring old asphalt to fancily patterned brickwork.
I've known girls in work to "fast" for a bit - or detox as they fancily call it - which involves nuts, seeds, hot lemon "tea" and a plateful of smugness to go.
And once the sweat is visible, so the sense of sexual abandon is lost, reducing "Swinging" to so much fancily attired smut.